breast feeding

August 5, 2015

Breastfeeding in public – should you cover up?

The breastfeeding debate doesn't get resolved, it just changes. An incident this week saw a breast-feeding woman asked to leave a clothing store in a mall. The real debate now is whether moms should cover up while breastfeeding in public. (more…)
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Child HealthParenting
July 1, 2015

3 Things you need to know about breast feeding

Do you ever wonder why breast is best? Dr Lynelle takes a deeper look into why it’s better for your baby and for you! 1. Nature’s best Breast milk contains everything that your baby needs nutritionally in the first 6 months of life - it changes daily depending on what you eat and drink and also changes in composition as your baby gets older. The first milk, Colostrum, contains important immune-boosting properties which helps develop your baby’s immune system from birth! It’s also rich in protein and helps your baby’s digestive tract ease into the first few days of life.…
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May 5, 2014

Food for breast feeding moms: Chickpea and pesto salad

When you have a new baby, spending lots of time in the kitchen is the last thing on your mind! However, while you’re breast feeding, it’s very important for you to take care of your health, and keep your strength up. When you’re breast feeding, your body provides your baby with everything it needs. And although it’s important to drink plenty of water and other sugar-free drinks while breast feeding, eating a variety of healthy foods is just as important. If you’re looking to lose some of your pregnancy weight, then don’t start dieting as soon as your baby’s born;…
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